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overnight hours. several inches could be on the ground before sunrise a\ >> jim ramsey is in the weather center with the latest... >> about this time tomorrow night we could see as much as a 4.1 in. on the ground. another
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system on tuesday will additionally add snow to those totals. we could see 6.3 in. of snow by tuesday evening. the snow should begin a little after midnight tonight. expect a rush hour in the morning to be more challenging than normal >> dui patrols are out in full force tonight. if you are drinking you should not be driving. >> expect to see more state troopers tonight...
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>> a lot of people are going to be out. they're going to be at parties and we're going to step up our efforts and concentrate right towards the end of the superbowl, fourth quarter, and beyond tonight. state police call it the fatal four: dui, speed, distracted driving not wearing a seatbelt. just like the holidays...super bowl sunday...along with it's parties and drinking...can be a very dangerous day on the roads. last year, in the early morning hours the day, after the superbowl.. alcohol was a factor in a fiery crash near hazel crest... that killed 3 people who were in a car traveling the wrong way on i-80... when it slammed head-on into another car, killing that driver, too. he was such a kind gentle person. he didn't deserve this. idot says there were 4 traffic accident fatalities in illinois on superbowl sunday 2012 3 of them involved alcohol. if you're drinking...hand over
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the keys...or call a cab. state troopers will be out in full force tonight..enforcing violations. save people's lives. save your life. enjoy the superbowl, but get home safely. and, police tell us they're concentrating on the dan ryan and the eisenhower expressways which could see a higher volume of traffic as people leave the city and head home. last year, during superbowl weekend state troopers issued more than 1,000 citations. bond will be set tomorrow for three men charged in the murder of a young woman. they're accused in the death of an 18 year-old. her body was found
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burned beyond recognition in a wooded area yesterday morning. she was identified using dental records. tonight some of her co- workers spoke about the loss... >> is a person that would never hurt anybody >> she was such a kind person >> there was no reason for it >> investigators say she died of blunt force trauma to the head >> police in northwest indiana have no suspects in custody in a shooting that killed in afghanistan war veteran... >> along the snow covered section of evergreen street in east chicago...
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gunfire took the life of 25 year old willie cook... great guy.. his uncle today, told us about his nephew. cook served in the army reserves, returning in september from a tour in afghanistan and worked as a forklift operator at the ford plant not far from home... well rounded, hard working guy. he worked. he didnt deserve it. an empty parking spot marks where willie had just pulled up in his car saturday afternoon outside his grandmothers home, his 3 year old son antwan sat in the backseat when someone opened fire. he told my mother 'ill be in there in three minutes as soon as i get through texting. he was on his phone texting. and he was going to bring the baby in, because the baby was in the backseat. antwan was shot in the leg and surived..but willie, who got shot in the neck, did not. police believe this was a case of mistaken identity related to another shooting nearby last week.
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willie, who surived war in afghanistan, and was engaged to be married this year... died in the place where he grew up. served his country... come home.. survived over there but come home... then... ya know its hard. police havent made any arrests... as they investigate the citys second homicide in less than a week... nearly as many as it had in all of last year. willies uncle wants the shooter found... god will take care of you... whoever you are being the way you are, i have no idea god will take care of you.. ill let god get with you. in east chicago, sean lewis wgn news. >> a west side, rhodesian has rallied around a chicago woman who has lost all four of her
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children to gun violence. her youngest child was killed last weekend >> she listens to a word of god ... >> she was invited here by mothers to help families impacted by gun violence. has lost all of her children to gun violence. her last son was shot and killed last weekend >> she knows the pain of losing a child all too well. her 21 year-old son was one of three people shot to death in a south side parking lot in november of 2011 >> i do not want another mother
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to have to experience what i did >> we have to do something >> january of 2013 was the bloodiest january >>. leaders worked to tighten gun laws >> we need your help... >> she prepares to bury her last child tomorrow, she says she will continue to speak out against gun violence >> it is ridiculous. i feel really bad.
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>> still to come, a deadly fire sweeps through several apartment units in the far northwest suburbs before crews could get it under control. also, investigators are looking into what caused a freight train derailment in the western suburbs that slowed some metra traffic. and a teachers strike looms in west chicago where a deadline is looming. break a febreze experiment. to prove febreze can keep this car fresh, we loaded it with fast food, sweaty hockey gear and a smelly dog cage.
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and parked it at a mall. in texas. for two days. then put a febreze car vent clip on the dash and let in real people. it smells good. like laundry fresh out of like the dryer. yeah. a man fresh out of the shower. nailed it. oh yeah. proof. febreze car vent clips keep your car fresh. another way febreze helps you breathe happy.
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northwest suburban huntley. nearly one dozen other apartment residents were displaced. the fire happened just about 6:00 this morning in a first floor unit. firefighters could not get to the victim in that unit. he has been identified as a 47 year-old. flames quickly spread to other apartments before firefighters could get a handle on the situation >> it had extended to all three stories by the time we were able to control it >> one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion. investigators are trying to
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determine what caused the fire >> one person was killed and four injured in a three car crash on the tri-state tollway. state police say the driver struck a tow truck while they were on the shoulder of the road a cab driver ran into the tow truck driver who was outside his vehicle. the driver was killed >> another fatal crash involving a car on the side of the expressway. one person was killed and two others were injured. a car had pulled over when another car crashed into it. the driver of that car a man in his '70's lost control of the vehicle. police say alcohol was not involved. one person in a parked car was killed. the other was seriously injured >> an illinois man was killed this weekend in an hang gliding
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accident in central florida. the crash is under investigation >> no one was injured when five freight cars derailed of a union pacific train today in west suburban bellwood. the train was pulling out of a rail yard near eastern and erie when 5-refrigerated cars carrying produce toppled over. a small amount of diesel fuel leaked, but the spil was contained. traffic was not affected, but a metra train scheduled to run from elburn to chicago had to be canceled. officials say the wreckage should be cleared and the rail cars put back on the tracks sometime overnight. >> several thousand students in suburban west chicago are still waiting to hear if they will have school tomorrow. teachers and school district 33 were back in negotiations with the school
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board this afternoon. we still have not heard if an agreement on a new contract has been reached. if the two sides do not agree tonight classes' will be cancelled for 4000 students tomorrow morning >> still to come, a shooting at a texas gun range claims the life of a man who called himself the most lethal sniper in american military history. also a hostage situation in alabama is about to enter it's seveth day break
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g for a motive in the death of a decorated navy seal who was also a sniper. he was shot and killed along with another man at a gun range >> chris kyle, a former navy seal and author of the best- selling autobiography "american sniper," was shot and killed alongside chad littlefield at a texas gun range saturday. kyle called himself, "the most lethal sniper in u.s. history," and was an outspoken advocate for war veterans. "my only regrets are the guys i couldn't save. that's what keeps me up at night. but every shot i took, i felt extremely justified." police arrested 25-year-old eddie ray routh... a former marine who is believed to have left the service in 2010, according to a u-s military official. the erath county sheriff says the three men apparently went to the gun range together. after the shooting authorities say routh retreated to his
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sister's house and told her about the incident. she then called police and after a short pusuit, routh was arrested. he is now facing capital murder and two other charges. chris kyle and chad littlefield were both invovled in helping veterans with p-t-s-d... however, it is uncertain whether routh was a veteran they were counseling. "i don't know that we'll ever know. i mean, he's the only one that knows that. but at this point, he hasn't made any comments to law enforcement as to why he did it." travis cox knew both kyle and littlefield, and remembers them as men with a vision to support veterans... referring to chris kyle as a servant leader. "i think chris would want to be known as a great family man more than anything. as a good husband, and a good father, as a good seal, as a great american and a servant to others." kyle leaves behind a wife and two children. i'm cristina mutchler reporting.
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at least 20 people \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ at least 20 people were killed and more than 35 others were injured today in a suicide attack in iraq's northern city of kirkuk. officials say a suicide car bomber and men dressed in police uniforms attacked the city police headquarters. the united states and the united nations assistance mission in iraq condemned the attacks. kirkuk is located in an oil-rich area about 150 miles north of baghdad. a series of bombings in the area last month killed dozens of people and left more than 100 wounded the child hostage situation in alabama is in its sixth day as a town remembers the bus driver who was shot and killed. 66 year old charles poland jr. was buried in midland city today. police say he was killed while trying to protect his young passengers. he was remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. the alleged gunman -- jimmy lee dykes -- is holding a child hostage in an underground bunker. the f-b-i has been talking to him through a ventilation pipe. neighbors have pleaded for the
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clouds are increasing rain nowight now... the snow will continue during the overnight hours and into the rush-hour morning. the blue area is a winter weather advisory... most areas will see between two and 5 in.. the track
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of the storm... there is more snow expected on tuesday. by tuesday we can have 6 in. of snow. 21 degrees was the high temperature today. that is 12 degrees below normal. tonight...
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snow arrives. tomorrow... cloudy morning snow... 22 degrees. monday night... 15 degrees. tuesday more snow. 7 day forecast... >> a frightening scene outside
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buckingham palace. it happened during the changing of the guards. he kept putting the blades to his neck. officer used teasers to disarm him. the queen and prince philip or not there at the time. police say there are mental-health issues involved with the suspect >> archaeologists will reveal tomorrow whether remains found buried under a parking lot in england are those of the lost king, richard the third. he was the last english king to die in battle.. perishing in 1485 during the battle of bosworth field, the culmination of the "war of the roses". but his burial place was forgotten. then, last september, a skeleton with apparent battlefield wounds was found during excavations at a franciscan friary.
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